4th Annual IRIS Water Lantern Release


For decades, remembering loved ones by lighting a lantern and floating on water has been breathtaking ritual filled with emotion that has provided a sensation of great peace. 
Please join Infants Remembered In Silence©  in remembering a child at the

4th Annual

Memorial Water Lantern Release

Saturday August 18, 2018

Location:         SOUTH Alexander Park (7th Ave. NW Faribault, MN).


9 am - 11 pm Shelter #2 is reserved for your enjoyment. (by the canoe ramp)

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Lantern Decorating area will be open

6:00 pm - Potluck Supper & Dessert

7:45 pm - Program

8:15 pm - Lantern Release

8:45 pm - 9:15 pm - Lanterns Removed From Water

Please Bring:

  • Special items you would like to decorate your lanterns with, flowers, etc. 
  • Camera
  • Bug spray
  • Lawn chair

IRIS Will Provide:

  • Lantern Decorating Supplies
  • Bottled Water
  • Paper Plates
  • Silverware
  • Napkins

Lantern Ordering Information:

  • Memorial Water Lanterns can be ordered in memory of any child regardless of the child’s age, where you live, when the child died, the cause of death, or your relationship to the child by visiting: www.irisRemembers.org  or visiting the IRIS Office: 218 3rd Ave. NW Faribault, MN 55021
  • Lanterns can be picked up at the IRIS Office and decorated at home, or reserved by ordering online by August 16, 2017 at 12 noon.
  • A Limited number of Memorial Water Lanterns will be for sale at the event.
  • If you are unable to join us on the 18th we will be honored to decorate and release a Lantern for you.
  • Decorating service is available, call the IRIS Office at (507) 334-4748 for details or email: support@irisRemembers.com


Lantern Pick Up:

  • Lanterns may be picked up following the release at the event or at the IRIS office by August 24, 2018


  • $10 per Lantern